DMZ is an area looks like a belt from East to West. It covers 2 kilometers from the MDL to the South Korea and 2 kilometers from the MDL to the North Korea. So it is located in the middle of the Korean peninsula.
Actually some area is narrow than 2 kilometers because of the shape of a river or mountain which was the front line during the Korean War.
The Value of DMZ nowadays
- Perspective of Peace: the last relics of Cold War. Now it is very peaceful.
- Perspective of Ecology: the eco-system of DMZ is an area symbolizing the nature’s recovery ability (self-cleaning ability) – destroyed during Korean War and recovered after the Korean War
- Perspective of Future: DMZ is emerging as the land of opportunity for unification (it can be a model of world-wide eco-tourism and peace tourism)
DMZ Tour sample destinations: it is vary
- Imjingak park
- Check Point (Civilian Control Line)
- the 3rd Tunnel
- Dora Observatory
- Dorasan station
- Tongilchon (Unification village)
Photo regulations (as of July 1, 2015)
- No picture inside the 3rd Tunnel and inside buildings
- No pictures of Soldiers or military facilities
- No pictures at the Check Point in CCL(=Civilian Control Line)
- and the guide says "No"
MUST bring: Passport (ALL of you)
- Incheon Landing Memorial Hall (Operation Chromite Memorial Hall) in Incheon
- Freedom Park with the general MacArther
Notice: DMZ can be canceled with notice, because of security, conflict, military operation, to isolate military from virus, etc.